Hello Barbie, in a landslide!
The votes are in for the 2015 TOADY (Toys Oppressive And Destructive to Young children) Award, and the creepy eavesdropping Hello Barbie blew away the competition with 57% of the vote. CCFC member Julie Abraham explained why she voted for the Wi-Fi enabled Hello Barbie as the year’s worst toy: “This toy has all of the things I most detest: sexism, invasion of privacy, and rampant commercialism. YUCK!” Kaylan Crowther said, “Just when you thought Barbie couldn't get any worse...she does.” | Read more.
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